Definitions for ocherˈoʊ kər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of a class of natural earths, mixtures of hydrated oxide of iron with various earthy materials, ranging in color from pale yellow to orange and red, and used as pigments.
Category: Mineralogy, Fine Arts
the color of this; pale to orangish or reddish yellow.
Category: Fine Arts
Origin of ocher:
1350–1400; ME oker < OF ocre < L ōchra < Gk ṓchra yellow ocher
a moderate yellow-orange to orange color
any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
of a moderate orange-yellow color